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Tom Wort

Tom Wort came to Norman in January and the early start helped him make his way up towards the top of the depth chart and after the news came down about Mike Balogun it looked like there was little doubt he would get plenty of minutes, but an ACL injury in practice last week will force him to miss the '09 season.

After Thursday's scrimmage, the news started to become all too familiar for the Sooner faithful. First, OU head coach Bob Stoops informed the media that freshman linebacker Tom Wort had injured his knee on the way down from deflecting a pass in midair. But the extent of the injury was unknown at the time. On Friday, the news Sooner fans really didn't want to hear was just the news they had to...

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